West End

Pristine and quiet, this is not a heavily populated spot, mostly frequented by guests at the adjacent villas. There is shallow water for wading and some trees to provide shade.

Located on the western part of West End, this beach is on the South West coast of Cayman Brac. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. You will typically find quite a number of places to throw down a towel, since the surrounding area and the beach itself are not packed with guests.

How to Access The Beach
There is a route here for public access, so you'll feel totally welcome on this beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

On Cayman Brac's northwestern edge, West End is a brilliant white sand beach, flanked by warm, clear Caribbean waters. The beach has some rock formations that make for an interesting visual landscape and has some development and villas lining the beach.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the South West coast of Cayman Brac; this area boasts other attractions such as Cayman Brac Community Park, which is not very far away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Cayman Brac Museum. This museum is located four miles away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near West End
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cayman Brac Community Park Park 0.9 E Cayman Brac
Salt Water Pond Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.6 E Cayman Brac
Rebecca's Cave Historical Site 1.8 E Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Museum Museum 3.8 ENE Cayman Brac
Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House Historical Site 5.6 ENE Cayman Brac

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at West End will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you will not find very many hotels in the area, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the following table.

Accommodations near West End
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cayman Brac Beach Resort 0.3 mi. S Resort
Carib Sands Beach Resort 1.0 mi. E Resort

Food

When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. The Palm Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has both American and Continental menu items. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's only a short distance away.

Nearby restaurants are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near West End
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Palm Restaurant (345) 948-1323 American, Continental Very Casual 0.3 mi. S
Tipsy Turtle Pub (345) 948-1323 American Very Casual 0.3 mi. S
Brac Snack Shack (345) 948-1385 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. E
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese, Italian Very Casual 0.6 mi. E
Golden Jerk -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.6 mi. E
Sherry's (345) 948-1385 -- -- -- --
Captain's Table Restaurant (345) 948-1418 Caribbean, Continental, European Informal 1.4 mi. E
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.9 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on Cayman Brac besides West End.

Travelers may also want to consider Buccaneer Beach, located a half mile to the northeast.

Perhaps West End is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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